Inventory of the archives of the Dutch government in the divisions of Galle (Matara) and Jaffnapatnam 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

Part I    The Commandement of Galle.

A    The Commandeur in Council.

2   Correspondence.

e   Miscellaneous correspondence. (1740-1791).
5616
Letters received and sent by Daniel Overbeek, Commandeur of Galle, during his tour to Matara. With annexes.
1740 July 19 - 22.
 
In the old Dutch inventories this file is entered as an annexe of Overbeek's diary of this tour, no. (5860 ).
5617
Letters received and sent by Casparus de Jong, Commandeur of Galle, during his absence in Colombo.
1752 November 29 - December 21.
 
Damaged by damp.
In the old Dutch inventories this file is entered under the series "Circuit Diaries".
5618
Miscellaneous collection of correspondence and other papers.
1775 - 1778.
 
Damaged by damp.
A miscellaneous collection, indiscriminately bound together, consisting mostly of entry copies of letters sent from Galle to Colombo, with an old cover with the description "Miscellanea".
5619
Papers regarding the Department of the Interior. 2 Documents only.
1791 February.
 
n.b. One Original letter re the appointment of a separate interpreter for the Matara Landraad, and the other a copy of a petition.